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5 UAE soldiers killed in attack in Yemen

5 UAE soldiers killed in attack in Yemen

Five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been killed and another wounded in attack on their military base in the Yemeni city of Abyan, a Yemeni source told the Anadolu Agency yesterday “The attack targeted a military base run by Yemeni forces backed by the UAE,” the source explained, noting that the attack […]

SafeSTS Debuts in the Middle East

SafeSTS Debuts in the Middle East

SafeSTS, which is owned by Future Marine Services, has made a strong start in the Middle East  region, undertaking five UAE ship-to-ship transfers for two oil majors in its first six weeks of operation. Image: SafeSTS The charterers to conduct ship-to-ship transfers said that the first two transfers took place at the […]

Middle East warning for universities

Middle East warning for universities

Scottish universities must urgently review their Middle Eastern operations after an academic was accused of spying and jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates, a union has demanded. Matthew Hedges, 31, a Durham University student, said he had been conducting research on the UAE’s security strategy for his PhD thesis when he was arrested […]

Posh and plush!

Posh and plush!

Living spaces that are all about comfort and style need something as spectacular as the armchair Diva. The original and decorative lines of art deco characterise this small armchair with a wraparound backrest, creatively shaped like a shell. The revolving one is ideal for teatime or conversation, the fixed version is perfect for a waiting […]

Middle East & Africa $7.3 Billion Ride Hailing Market Analysis 2017-2018 & Forecast to 2023

Middle East & Africa $7.3 Billion Ride Hailing Market Analysis 2017-2018 & Forecast to 2023

Dublin, Nov. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Middle East & Africa Ride Hailing Market By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car & Micro Mobility Vehicle), By Internet Connectivity (3G, 4G, 5G & Wi-Fi), By Service Type, By Vehicle Connectivity, By Country, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2017-2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Middle East & […]

Trump Bet the Whole Middle East On Khashoggi's Alleged Murderer. Now He's Doubling Down.

Trump Bet the Whole Middle East On Khashoggi's Alleged Murderer. Now He's Doubling Down.

PARIS—Donald Trump decided to endorse the leadership of an alleged Saudi murderer on Tuesday. Speaking of accusations by the CIA and others that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the president of the United States reverted to his usual fallback position: the truth is unknowable. “It could very well […]

Sen. Chris Murphy's Lonely Quest to End the War in Yemen

Sen. Chris Murphy's Lonely Quest to End the War in Yemen

For Chris Murphy, the newly re-elected junior senator from Connecticut, Yemen is a byword for the failures of American foreign policy in the Middle East. For the past three years, he has been a consistent and often lonely voice in the government for ending United States military support for Saudi Arabia’s war on its southern […]

Putin visits Turkey to inaugurate new 'strategic' TurkStream pipeline

Putin visits Turkey to inaugurate new 'strategic' TurkStream pipeline

Putin and Erdoğan have met 16 times during the last two years as relations grown between the two countries (Reuters) ISTANBUL, Turkey- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will host his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in İstanbul on Monday for a ceremony marking the completion of the sea section to the TurkStream natural gas pipeline. The two […]

Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

President Donald Trump on Saturday called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi “very premature” and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday. Trump, on a trip to California, said the killing “should never have happened.” The report on […]

Netanyahu says early election in Israel must be avoided

Netanyahu says early election in Israel must be avoided

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, with recently resigned Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman, left (AFP/file photo) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he wanted his government to fulfil its term, putting the onus of triggering an expected early election onto a coalition partner. Netanyahu has faced calls from his coalition members to hold […]